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Join us as a Director of Engineering (m/f/d) in Hamburg or Berlin on a shared journey that matters!

Behind the scenes of our well-known vehicles, MOIA GmbH develops the technical products underlying MOIA. Our team of more than 200 employees develops an on-demand ridesharing service in the form of an end-to-end integrated product, from hub, fleet, and driver management to passenger and B2B solutions. At our offices in Berlin and Hamburg, international teams of developers, engineers, designers, and strategists work on a shared mission. As a tech company, more than half of our employees are developers. We pursue value-driven development based on our product values of comfort, reliability, safety, and privacy. 

The enthusiasm we have is obvious. We love our cities, we love living in them and we love staying in motion with it. Simultaneously, we aspire to be a leading company in the fields of rethinking mobility and improving urban transportation by making it more relaxed, more affordable and an entirely positive experience for everyone. 

MOIA gets things moving. On a shared journey – towards an easier, smarter, and more meaningful future. 

About your teams

MOIA has awesome teams and is organized in several business domains. As a Director of Engineering, you will be responsible for one  domain and the technical teams within the domain. You pair with the business domain owner to support the teams in finding the right balance between technical excellence, maintaining a high customer focus and reliably deliver product increments. The role includes technical leadership as well as people management. Besides the work inside your domain, you are part of the overarching technical leadership team with all the Directors, Chapter Leads, Technical Designers and the CTO. 

The engineering teams use modern languages (e.g., Kotlin, TypeScript, Scala, Rust, Golang, Swift) in combination with cloud services (e.g., AWS Lambda, DynamoDB, SQS, Kinesis, RDS and Kubernetes) and are responsible for the discovery of what product increment to deliver next, as well as the full software lifecycle, including testing and operating the services (“you build it, you run it”).  

What you will do

  • Collaborate proactively with multiple (distributed) teams 
  • Influence the product roadmap together with the Business Domain Owner 
  • Lead some world-class teams and the chapter leads in your domain in a servant leadership style
  • Support our bottom-up tech-culture and empower your teams to take responsibility
  • Contributing to the overall company strategy together with your peers across product, tech and design
  • Taking an active role in shaping and developing the MOIA (tech) culture
  • Be a part in the team of Directors of Engineering and the CTO 

What will help you to fulfil your role

  • A deep understanding of building digital products and modern software development 
  • Having a deep knowledge of team and organizational setups (e.g. Conways Law, Team Topologies) 
  • Having a strong focus on people leadership 
  • Experience in growing and enabling diverse teams in an international environment  
  • Experience in successfully collaborating with diverse stakeholders, including compliance topics regarding our service operation
  • Strong interests in bringing your products forward and having a strong customer focus as well as a good technical understanding 
  • Excellent communication skills (English/German) and an interest in helping highly autonomous and cross-functional teams align to work together towards a shared goal 

We encourage you to apply even if your profile does not meet all the requirements for the role yet. We embrace individual growth at MOIA. 

Be who you are!

We are actively working on creating a workplace that promotes and values diversity in age, gender identity, race, sexual orientation, physical or cognitive ability, and ethnicity. At MOIA we embrace a culture, where people feel accepted, respected, valued, appreciated, and included.  

We offer unconscious bias training regularly for all our employees. We are working on making our hiring process as inclusive as possible, such as ensuring a diverse hiring panel. To reinforce an unbiased screening process, we kindly ask you not to include any photograph in your application. 

Our Benefits in a nutshell

  • Competitive salary including bonus 
  • Flexible working hours & work arrangements  
  • Employee Share Ownership Program 
  • Public transport ticket (full coverage) & discount on MOIA rides
  • Subsidization of a fitness club membership or a Swapfiets/JobRad
  • Continuous learning days, job rotation, trainings & workshops, conferences & language classes
  • Mental health trainings and consultation & company doctor
  • 30 days of vacation
  • Relocation support
  • Dog-friendly offices 

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